★ Black Lounger ★
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- Jul 14, 2002
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We made it! Phase 2 has now started and we are in the top 100! We need you to vote for us again! To vote, please follow <a href="http://www.moddb.com/events/2008-mod-of-the-year-awards/top100">this link</a>, go to Half-Life, and click the Vote button right next to Earth's Special Forces.
Hello, everyone! Phase 1 is now over and Phase 2 has now started, and we made it! We would like to thank all of you for the support you have given us. We will be continuing to update you guys more than once a week while Phase 2 is going on, so let's get started, shall we?
<a href="http://www.moddb.com/mods/earths-special-forces/images/images" title="Images - Mod DB" target="_blank"><img src="http://media.moddb.com/cache/images/mods/1/1/48/thumb_300x150/esf_encounter0004.jpg" alt="Images" /></a>This is another screenshot of one of the heightmaps. The heightmaps made most of the maps unrecognizable, but absolutely beautiful. The map being used in the screenshot is esf_encounter.
<a href="http://www.moddb.com/mods/earths-special-forces/images/images1" title="Images - Mod DB" target="_blank"><img src="http://media.moddb.com/cache/images/mods/1/1/48/thumb_300x150/Update1.jpg" alt="Images" /></a> <a href="http://www.moddb.com/mods/earths-special-forces/images/images2" title="Images - Mod DB" target="_blank"><img src="http://media.moddb.com/cache/images/mods/1/1/48/thumb_300x150/Update.jpg" alt="Images" /></a>The two images above feature esf_arrival in heightmap form. A mixture of extraordinary scenery and Skiwan's power up aura he created with the XML tool makes this screenshot almost perfect.
<object width="432" height="288"><param name="movie" value="http://www.moddb.com/media/embed/127593"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true"><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="true"></param><embed src="http://www.moddb.com/media/embed/127593" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="true" width="432" height="288"></embed></object><br /><a href="http://www.moddb.com/mods/earths-special-forces/videos/moty-special-update">Earths Special Forces Mod for Half-Life Videos & Audio - Mod DB</a>As a thanks for all of your support, here is a special ModDB MOTY trailer for you guys! Remember, any of these features in the video may be changed at any time.
ESF Featured in a ModDB Podcast
Yesterday ESF was featured in a weekly moddb podcast named Podcast 17. To listen to the podcast, go <a href="http://www.moddb.com/mods/earths-special-forces/features/podcast17-transmission-10751">here</a>. If you want to go straight to the ESF part, skip to 00:26:00.
For more information about Podcast 17's weekly show, go to their website at <a href="http://www.podcast17.com/">http://www.podcast17.com/</a>.
Some members of the forum community are hosting an ingame tournament. The tournament will be held on multiple servers and they will be running it on ESF 1.2.3. For more details about the tournament, please visit <a href="http://forum.esforces.net/showthread.php?t=72925">their official tournament thread</a>.
Again, thanks for the help everyone! Come back soon for another update!